Police Recruit 2022

City of Myrtle Beach
Full Time
Myrtle Beach, SC 29577+3 locations
$41,600 a year
Posted 18 days ago
Job description


$41,600.00 Annually


Myrtle Beach, SC

Job Type

Regular Full Time Employee


Police Department

Job Number



6/30/2022 5:00 PM Eastern

Job Announcement

Job Description



The purpose of this classification is attend training in the protection of life and property, response to the needs of the general public, deterring criminal activity within the community, enforcement of city statutes, ordinances and the laws and regulations of the state. This classification is intended to be a temporary assignment for new employees prior to certification: incumbents do not act in the capacity of a sworn law enforcement officer and are under the direct supervision of a field training officer.

The following duties are normal for this position. The omission of specific statements of the duties does not exclude them from the classification if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment for this classification. Other duties may be required and assigned.

Attends training sessions and seminars as required to gain skills and knowledge regarding department operations, job performance, and policies, procedures, codes, and criminal/civil case law; reads professional literature and training materials; obtains and maintains professional affiliations.

Inspects and maintains police vehicles, uniform, weapons, and equipment; transports vehicles; performs minor repairs and clean-up, etc. as assigned.

Follows safety procedures, utilizes safety equipment, and monitors work environment to ensure safety of employees and other individuals; performs driving functions in a safe and efficient manner under various conditions.

Answers the telephone; provides information; takes and relays messages and/or direct calls to appropriate personnel; returns calls as necessary.

Performs research functions as needed; researches criminal histories and location of individuals via computer.

Maintains records, logs, and files of work activities; maintains current manuals, policies/procedures, bulletins, map books, and other materials for reference and/or review.

Prepares or completes various forms, reports, correspondence, logs, checklists, complaint forms, impound forms, diagrams, booking sheets, lessons, tests, or other documents.

Receives various forms, reports, correspondence, logs, criminal history reports, warrants, subpoenas, summonses, templates, diagrams, laws, codes, ordinances, policies, procedures, maps, bulletins, manuals, reference materials, or other documentation; reviews, completes, processes, forwards or retains as appropriate.

Operates a variety of standard and specialized machinery, equipment, and tools associated with law enforcement, which may include a police vehicle, standard/emergency vehicles, firearms, taser, chemical weapons, emergency equipment, radar/laser equipment, radio/communications equipment, alcohol testing equipment, drug testing kits, processing kits, handcuffs, baton, flashlight, metal detector, measuring devices, camera, video camera, video cassette recorder, tape recorder, television, overhead projector, lighting equipment, casting materials, and hand tools.

Communicates with supervisors, officers, employees, law enforcement agencies, outside agencies, and other individuals as needed to obtain information, coordinate activities, review the status of work, exchange information, or resolve problems.

Operates a personal computer, general office equipment or other equipment as necessary to complete essential functions, to include the use of word processing, database, desktop publishing, computer-aided drawing, or other software programs.

Performs other related duties as required.

Minimum Qualifications

High school diploma or GED; some public relations experience in a similar police/law enforcement or related environment preferred; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job. Must possess and maintain a valid South Carolina driver's license. Must be at least 21-years of age. Must be a U.S. Citizen or resident status. Must obtain and maintain valid the following certifications: South Carolina Criminal Justice Academy Basic Law Enforcement and CPR. Must be qualified to operate a firearm. May be required to attain and maintain other certifications as related to assignment.

Complete Credit History* is required from one of the three major credit bureaus listed below. We will not accept a credit score in lieu of a full credit report or a credit report from any other company except those listed below. Credit reports are available at no charge from *www.annualcreditreport.com.

Equifax http://www.equifax.com/
P.O. Box 740241
Atlanta, GA 30374

Experian http://www.experian.com/
P.O. Box 2002
Allen, TX 75013

Transunion http://www.transunion.com/
P.O. Box 2000
Chester, PA 19022

NOTE: Defaulting on a student loan precludes hiring – SC Code 59-111-50.

Supplemental Information

City of Myrtle Beach Benefits
No Cost Health, Dental & Vision Insurance for Fulltime Employees
401K & 457 Plans Available
State Retirement
Employee Wellness Clinic
Flex Spending Account
Employee Assistance
And much more

The City of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the City will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer._

City of Myrtle Beach

937 Broadway

Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, 29577

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $41,600.00 per year

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